The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.13% - 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 145 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.66% 75.92% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 62
Average daily rate £425 £460 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +113.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Middlesex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Middlesex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (25.00%) JSR 170
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) BPMN
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Sling
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSR 170
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Sling
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) BPMN
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) RUP
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe